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Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois)

A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago
A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago « Show less

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  • NATO 3 trial begins: Loud-mouth drunks or budding terrorists?

     NATO 3 trial begins: Loud-mouth drunks or budding terrorists?
    Were they terrorists “ready for war” or mouthy “goofs” looking to protest and party?  The first-ever terrorism prosecution by Cook County authorities began Tuesday with jurors hearing dramatically different views of the...
  • 'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk

    'NATO 3' suspect tried to impress female cop with tough talk
    One defendant used violent language and seemed intent on fighting with cops and vandalizing property on undercover recordings played at the NATO 3 trial. On more than two dozen recordings played for jurors Wednesday, the man alleged by prosecutors to be...
  • More recordings played at NATO 3 trial

    More recordings played at NATO 3 trial
    Lawyers for the so-called NATO 3 got their first crack at cross-examining the first of two undercover Chicago police officers Thursday after Cook County prosecutors finished playing more than 50 undercover recordings that form the backbone of their case....
  • Man, 20, charged in fatal Bridgeport shooting held on $2M bail

    Man, 20, charged in fatal Bridgeport shooting held on $2M bail
    A Cicero man accused of fatally shooting one man and injuring two others during an argument at a weekend party in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood was ordered held on $2 million bail Monday. Vidal Martinez, 20, of the 1300 block of South 58th Avenue,...
  • Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind

    Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind
    After moving to an apartment in the four-story Greenview Place building in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood in February, Burton Nelson thought he had lost a link to the great outdoors. No longer could he walk out his door to his yard. But Greenview...
  • Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge

    Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge
    Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital. Medrano, 59,...
  • Graduate students create cultural criticism journal

    Graduate students create cultural criticism journal
    Ever since The Baffler left town and Stop Smiling ceased publication, Chicago's small-press scene has been on life support. Now, an indie journal of cultural criticism is poised to fill the void. -------------------- This piece first ran in...
  • Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport

    Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport
    A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who was waving a butcher knife during a domestic disturbance in a Bridgeport home early Friday morning, authorities said. Felix Valdez, 44 was shot around 1:10 a.m. in his apartment in the 3200 block of...
  • Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide

    Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide
    In the tightknit Bridgeport neighborhood where he grew up, Michael DiFoggio was known simply as "Bird," a gregarious, hard-drinking plumbing contractor who parlayed political connections into success as a real estate developer. Through the years,...
  • Who saw this coming? Quinn taps Vallas as running mate.

     
    UPDATED ITEM FOR SUNDAY PRINT COLUMN Like just about everyone else, I expected Gov. Pat Quinn to choose an up-and-coming Illinois Democrat to be his running mate — an ethnic minority, a woman or both. The party needs to deepen......
  • Arcade Fire Announces 2014 North American Tour

    Arcade Fire has announced several North American shows in support of its new album "Reflektor," beginning in March 6 in Louisville, Ky., and ending late August in Montreal. "Reflektor" recently scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album chart,...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...